One of the hottest issues in Congress is immigration. It seems like we have been debating the same issue for years and that issue has taken away the oxygen from other very important issues. One issue that seems to get lost in the debate is the immigration related issue of H1B – high tech visas.
The noise is loud from the tech community that needs high tech workers from other countries, because the Untied States does not produce enough workers educated in computer sciences. They argue that they expend the allocation of visas as soon as they are issued and they can’t fill some slots, because there are not enough Americans to do these jobs. The tech community gets bludgeoned during debates by nativist voices.
On the other side are some reasonable groups and some not so reasonable groups. The Hill published an excellent piece that talks about some…